He’s a music mogul, so who better to step into Donald Trump’s formidable shoes on Celebrity Apprentice USA than Jay Z?
Rapper, record company boss, '99 Problems' and 'Empire State Of Mind' hitmaker, husband of Beyoncé – find out more about Jay-Z.
Real Name: Shawn Corey Carter
Born: 4 December 1969
Height: 6' 1.5" / 1.87 m
Star Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Hometown: New York, USA
Did you know?
- Jay-Z attended high school with fellow would-be rappers Notorious B.I.G. and Busta Rhymes.
- He, Damon Dash and Kareem Biggs created Roc-A-Fella Records in 1995.
- Jay-Z's 1998 hit 'Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem)' samples the musical Annie.
- In 2004, Jay-Z was named president of hip-hop leaders Def Jam Records.
- When Jay-Z headlined Glastonbury Festival in 2008 he opened with Oasis's 'Wonderwall'.
First Single: In My Lifetime
First Album: Reasonable Doubt
First Big Top 40 No.1: Run This Town
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Here's the video for the anthemic tribute to The Big Apple..it's received over 70 million hits!
Jay-Z has teamed up with Mr Hudson for his third single to be taken from his current album.